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A Half Million Past the Hour

The Hoodie of the Future


The Hoodie of the Future

British clothier Vollebak makes garments for today’s superhero.

De Boer on the move in the dining room, the main bar and open kitchen in view.


Old-Fashioned Luxury, With Simple Ingredients

With Stissing House, Clare de Boer brings her fresh, unfussy food to Pine Plains,...

Inside Noma


Inside Noma

In search of obsession, the discovery of something far more powerful inside the...

Despite—or is it because of—a price tag of $507,000, Vacheron Constantin’s Platinum Maîtres Cabinotiers Skeleton Minute Repeater is sure to become the holy grail for collectors (only 15 were made). Invented in 1720, a minute repeater “sings” the time, sounding the hours in a low tone and the minutes in a higher one—a feature Napoléon found came in handy when he needed to tell time in the dark. The Platinum Skeleton takes about 2,000 hours to build, plus 320 hours to assemble its 330 components. Still not sold? Check out the other stats.


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